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Occupational Employment Statistics


11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 11011$47.17/hr$28.12/hr$32.58/hr$44.69/hr$57.22/hr$71.30/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,610$48.82/hr
Financial Activities40$38.16/hr
Professional and Business Services960$91.29/hr
Education and Health Services40$40.04/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services10$32.26/hr
Public Administration250$53.44/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 20$37.91/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$51.53/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$45.99/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 60$44.74/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 80$50.23/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 90$44.17/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 90$39.31/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 100$44.19/hr3.5%
Northwest Balance of State 100$43.33/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 110$44.69/hr4.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 110$44.74/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 120$49.21/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 140$40.97/hr5.2%
Southeast Balance of State 160$46.69/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 190$45.18/hr3.2%
Central Minnesota 240$45.45/hr5.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,420$56.60/hr3.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,610$55.20/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,730$54.94/hr4.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Purchasing Managers 1,310$68.84/hr4.9%
Logisticians 3,610$39.93/hr29.0%
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 320$42.07/hr-9.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,720$39.24/hr-3.3%
Sales Managers 9,740$66.13/hr3.6%
General and Operations Managers 76,670$46.78/hr6.9%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 3,210$26.64/hr2.2%
Chief Executives 6,680$94.67/hr-8.1%
Marketing Managers 8,570$80.86/hr5.7%
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 5,140$30.71/hr0.4%

  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, controlling inventory, warehousing, or receiving.
  • Plan, organize, or manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, union contracts, environmental policies, or government regulations.
  • Supervise the activities of workers engaged in receiving, storing, testing, and shipping products or materials.
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports, or customer issues.
  • Inspect physical conditions of warehouses, vehicle fleets, or equipment and order testing, maintenance, repairs, or replacements.
  • Maintain metrics, reports, process documentation, customer service logs, or training or safety records.
  • Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.
  • Advise sales and billing departments of transportation charges for customers' accounts.
  • Advise sales and billing departments of transportation charges for customers' accounts.